The ancient art of wild beekeeping is alive and well in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan. Hardy bees and patient beekeepers team up to produce what some feel is the best honeyh in Europe.
Alexei Nemov may just be the world's best gymnast. But we wanted to find out what this great athlete is like in person...
Mikhail Nesterov painted images infused with spiritual beauty, inspiring generations of Russian painters that followed. His life story is one of amazing strength and artistic resilience.
Our new series, "Day in the Life," begins with a profile of Natalia Kvachenko, a self-made businesswoman who keeps the kefir flowing.
St. Petersburg is about to turn 300 and there's a party brewing! We kick off a year of special coverage of St. Petersburg with a round up of next year's Tercentennial festivities in the Northern Palmyra. Plus, we offer a Tercentenary Traveler's Resource Guide, listing places to stay and companies to help you get to St. Petersburg next year.
A look at the art of cheating in Russia today--what are the newest cons and who is falling prey to them?
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July 1 would have been the 95th birthday of writer and poet Varlam Shalamov (1907-1982). Shalamov’s talented and revealing prose only saw the light of day six years after his death, when glasnost led to the publication of previously suppressed writers.
On August 20, Vassily Aksyonov turns 70. The son of party leader Pavel Aksyonov and author Yevgeniya Ginsburg (Into the Whirlwind), Aksyonov spent part of his childhood in Magadan, where his mother was incarcerated.
The language of cheating, lies and deceit. What could be richer in Russian?
A recipe oozing with honey -- honey cake has caught more than its share of unwary men.
Oh, for the days when Moscow was a quiet, Imperial City. Today it is overrun with net cafes and foreign cars. It seems there is no turning back.
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